David is excited to rejoin the boys rowing program as head coach, bringing over 35 years of experience and passion for the sport to a team that is eager to compete at a high level in the New England Interscholastic Rowing Association (NEIRA). David raced in the varsity lightweight eight for four years at Washington State University, earning two PAC-10 championships with his crew. Following college, David was an assistant coach for two years at Phillips Academy (Andover) and for four years at Mount Baker (Seattle), before joining the teaching and coaching staff at NMH in 1999.
David's varsity crews at NMH have won multiple medals at the Head of the Charles Regatta and earned several trips to the Grand Finals in the NEIRA Boys Eights Championships. During his tenure, numerous NMH athletes have graduated to become varsity oarsmen, coxswains, and captains on collegiate crews around the country and have represented the United States at the Junior World Championships.
David teaches physics and geology in the NMH science department, and lives on campus with his wife Mary and family.
Erin began coaching crew in 2001 at Bowdoin College in Maine. She is a level-3 certified US Rowing Association coach. Erin's crews have won medals at many regattas, including the Head of the Charles, New England Championships, and the Dad Vail Regatta. In 2003, Erin took a crew to the Women's Henley Regatta in England where they made it to the semi-final round. Erin is a graduate of NMH ('97) and started rowing during her ninth grade year. She went on to row for Bowdoin College and was captain of the team her senior year. While at Bowdoin she won the New England Championships, earned a third-place medal at the Dad Vail Regatta, and competed at the Henley Women's Regatta in England.
Molly Lai coaches rowing and teaches English as part of the University of Pennsylvania Teaching Fellowship program at NMH. Molly headed the rowing program at Wyoming Seminary and coached for Thunderbird Rowing Club in Richmond, British Columbia. She holds coaching certifications from Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) and RCA Adaptive Learn to Row. Molly coxed for the University of British Columbia and competed across Canada, the U.S., and internationally.